My grandparents survived the Holocaust and struggled to build a new life in America. How can I, as an artist living a relatively pampered life, honor their memories?
The basic elements of identity that we share, from dark humor to jarred gefilte fish
The cartoonist’s grahic memoir made many Top Ten lists this year. Here’s what she had to say about it.
Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.
On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave
An artist’s impressions of the “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” exhibit at Yeshiva University Museum
In a graphic memoir and an online video, two women channel anguish over infertility into art
An illustrated remembrance of halcyon days at fat camp
Israel’s mob (with photos!), a daughter draws her dad
In a searching memoir, a daughter revisits her father’s deceptions
How did we get so anxious?
The rocky road of dating with low expectations
Young and restless at the Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival
The stomach churning persistence of the Jewish day school experience
Giving it all up for California
Esther marries indie rock royalty
The frenetic, hormonally charged days before a bat mitzvah
Aline Kominsky Crumb tells all